Tag Archives: leadership

Featured Blog: The Biggest Myth About Will Power

There’s a phrase out there you’ve probably heard, “The first step is always the hardest.” Whether you’re a new runner, a business owner, or both, this phrase holds serious weight and it all comes down to will power. If you … Continue reading

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Building a Business on YES

When you say “no” to a customer the customer really hears “go somewhere else to get your solution.” Creating a spirit of YES in your company all starts at the top. As the leader, you have to encourage your entire … Continue reading

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Building Integrity by Doing the Right Thing for the Right Reasons

There’s an old adage that says: “Wisdom is knowing the right path to take. Integrity is taking it.” It’s easy to say that you have integrity and are trustworthy, but actually having integrity – and just doing the right thing … Continue reading

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Meeting Your 2015 Goals?

At the beginning of 2015, we challenged you to grow your business this year by writing a better future. By evaluating your progress in 2014 and being honest about your challenges, we handed you the pen to create your story … Continue reading

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Spring Challenge: Battle the Business Owner Blues

When you launched your business, you had a grand dream. You wanted to sell a particular product or service, make enough to live the lifestyle you’ve always wanted and have the freedom to do whatever you wanted with your life. … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Help You Achieve Your Goals

For this week’s blog, The Growth Coach is proud to welcome a guest post from Michael Neuendorff, our franchise owner in San Mateo, California. Michael recently shared an article on his own blog about the value of setting goals we … Continue reading

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Business Owner: Don’t Get Comfortable

When was the last time you settled for good enough? Or made the excuse that you’ve tried everything and none of it worked? Come on – let’s face it – there’s no way you could have actually tried everything, right? … Continue reading

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Why Business is Like Riding a Bike

Everyone wants to succeed. Failing is tough business and it can be emotionally and professionally straining, but failure is also an opportunity to learn from your experience and be better moving forward. When you learned to ride a bike, once … Continue reading

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Featured Blog – Dealing with the Truth

Sure, honesty is the best policy, but when you’re talking about the business you’ve poured your life into, being honest can be tough. It’s hard to look at what you’ve built and acknowledge that some of the things you’ve implemented just aren’t … Continue reading

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The Biggest Challenge Small Business Owners Face

“If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.” We’ve all heard that statement – especially from people who are micromanaging a situation or trying to do everything all alone. That might have worked in college when … Continue reading

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